A REALLY PRAYING CHURCH – A CHURCH REALLY PRAYING

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TITLE: A REALLY PRAYING CHURCH – A CHURCH REALLY PRAYING
TEXT: 1 TIMOTHY 2:1-15

In his instructions to Pastor Timothy, the Lord speaking through the Apostle Paul tells us of the importance of a Church’s prayer ministry if it is to hold back the forces of darkness and successfully carry out the Lord’s Great Commission to the Church. The impotence of today’s Church is largely due to her failure to pray and to pray according to the Lord’s instructions to His Church, as given in 1 Timothy 2. The Lord stresses three important truths that must be followed if a Church is to be a powerful force for Jesus in this world.

I. THE PRIORITY WE ARE TO GIVE TO PRAYER (2:1)

“…first of all..” (2:1) The Lord is telling us that prayer is to be the Church’s first priority. Someone has said that there is much we can do…

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